Crowned Snake, Northern Dwarf
Toatal Length – 450mm
Endemic to north-eastern coast of Queensland. Populations in this area represent the most southerly extent of its range.
One of four species of Crowned Snake present in this region. All are small, nocturnal, venomous font fanged snakes that feed on lizards and frogs. Found in damp areas within forests and rock outcrops.
For a detailed description of this species please refer to A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland by Steve K. Wilson
|Information sources:||Photo taken at Mackay by Brendan Schembri|